The best Richard Widmark’s movies

Richard Widmark

Richard Widmark

26/12/1914- 24/03/2008
We present our ranking of the best Richard Widmark’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Richard Widmark.
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Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg
8.2/10
In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express
7.3/10
In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won
7.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/10/1962
  • Character: Mike King
The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

Against All Odds

Against All Odds
5.9/10
She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be nothing less than their lives.

The Alamo

The Alamo
6.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 23/10/1960
  • Character: Jim Bowie
The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Coma

Coma
6.9/10
A young female doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young doctor suspects there is more to this than meets the eye.

Warlock

Warlock
7.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 15/05/1959
  • Character: Johnny Gannon
A band of murderous cowboys have imposed a reign of terror on the town of Warlock. When the sheriff humiliatingly run out of town the residents hire the services of Clay Blaisedell as facto town marshal. He arrives along with his friend Tom Morgan and sets about restoring law and order on his own terms whilst also overseeing the establishment of a gambling house and saloon.

Halls of Montezuma

Halls of Montezuma
6.6/10
Richard Widmark leads an all star cast of marine leathernecks including Jack Palance, Robert Wagner, Karl Malden, Richard Boone and Jack Webb into battle on a heavily fortified island. This action-packed story follows the squad as they pick their way through enemy-infested jungles on a time sensitive mission to find the source of the enemy rockets. As the mission progresses, the squad and leader overcome many challenges as they are transformed into an effective and efficient fighting unit.

Two Rode Together

Two Rode Together
6.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 26/07/1961
  • Character: First Lt. Jim Gary
Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.

Rollercoaster

Rollercoaster
6.3/10
The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a hard time to the cops after they give him UV marked money. He then wants revenge and places a bomb in a roller coaster at the most important amusement park event of the year.

Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death
7.4/10
An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.

To the Devil a Daughter

To the Devil a Daughter
5.9/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 04/03/1976
  • Character: John Verney
An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth.

Cheyenne Autumn

Cheyenne Autumn
6.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 03/10/1964
  • Character: Capt. Thomas Archer
A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.

The Swarm

The Swarm
4.5/10
Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains spectacular special effects, including a train crash caused by the eponymous swarm.

Panic in the Streets

Panic in the Streets
7.3/10
  • Genre: CrimeDramaThriller
  • Release: 27/07/1950
  • Character: Lt. Cmdr. Clinton 'Clint' Reed M.D.
One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. Next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the Public Health Service confirms the dead man had pneumonic plague. To prevent a catastrophic epidemic, Clint must find and inoculate the killers and their associates, with the reluctant aid of police captain Tom Warren, despite official skepticism, and in total secrecy, lest panic empty the city. Can a doctor turn detective? He has 48 hours to try...

The Long Ships

The Long Ships
6.1/10
Rolfe—a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate—tells other sailors of the mythical 'The Mother of Voices', a mammoth bell made of gold and as tall as three men, but he adds enough incorrect details to throw them off the proper trail. However, the leader of a group of ambitious Moors sees through Rolfe's story, and soon the two are in a breakneck race to be the first to find the precious bell.

Night and the City

Night and the City
7.9/10
Londoner Harry Fabian is a second-rate con man looking for an angle. After years of putting up with Harry's schemes, his girlfriend, Mary, becomes fed up when he taps her for yet another loan. His latest ploy, promoting an aging Greek wrestler, goes awry when the wrestler dies and everyone points the finger at Harry. Hiding out in a riverfront barge, Harry sees his grand ambitions spiral into a nightmare of fear and desperation as the underworld closes in.

Who Dares Wins

Who Dares Wins
6.4/10
  • Genre: ActionThriller
  • Release: 26/08/1982
  • Character: Secretary of State Arthur Currie
When SAS Captain Peter Skellen is thrown out of the service for gross misconduct due to unnecessary violence and bullying, he is soon recruited by The People's Lobby, a fanatical group aiming to hold several US dignitaries hostage. But Skellen's dismissal is a front to enable him to get close to the terrorist group. Can he get close enough to stop the Lobby from creating an international incident?

Pickup on South Street

Pickup on South Street
7.7/10
In New York City, an insolent pickpocket, Skip McCoy, inadvertently sets off a chain of events when he targets ex-prostitute Candy and steals her wallet. Unaware that she has been making deliveries of highly classified information to the communists, Candy, who has been trailed by FBI agents for months in hopes of nabbing the spy ringleader, is sent by her ex-boyfriend, Joey, to find Skip and retrieve the valuable microfilm he now holds.

Don't Bother to Knock

Don't Bother to Knock
6.9/10
Jed, an airline pilot, is resting in a hotel when he notices Nell, a young woman babysitting for a wealthy couple. As Jed gets to know Nell better he realises that the woman is not as stable as perhaps she should be.

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